Tag Archives: Narcissus

  The narcissus, to which Kore, struck by its wonder, was drawn; and with her two hands desired to pluck, in that moment it is said that the earth opened and that up from the depths Hades came in his chariot and setting to his horses took Kore away. – Papyrus Barolinensis 44 quoted in […]

Australian artist Gordon Bennett (1955-2014) ends his polemic text ‘The Manifest Toe’ (which I am reading in the brilliant book on the artist Gordon Bennett: Be Polite published by Sternberg Press) by reflecting on the idea of the self as part of the artist’s investigation into his own Aboriginal heritage: The self remains relative, and […]